H.T. Harvey & Associates

Since 1970, the highly-trained ecologists and professionals at H. T. Harvey & Associates have delivered exceptional consulting services to public agencies, private entities, and nonprofit organizations. The expertise of our staff encompasses a wide range of biological and design disciplines required to perform high-quality work on ecological projects. Our senior scientists average 25 years of experience in their respective disciplines, many recognized leaders in their fields. Collectively, we have published more than 500 peer-reviewed scientific research papers on a wide variety of subjects. 

We apply our expertise in wildlife ecology, restoration ecology, plant ecology, fish and aquatic ecology, and landscape architecture in pursuit of our mission to create ecologically sound solutions to our client’s complex natural resource challenges.  

H.T. Harvey & Associates San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
Aug 10, 2018
Intermittent - On Call
We have an immediate opening for an on-call wildlife field biologist to do field work at a wind-energy facility in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, which is located in Alameda County near Livermore, California.  The selected candidate will help us conduct intensive fatality searches for bats and birds at the facility 2–3 days per week throughout the year. Fieldwork will include surveys involving extensive hiking over complex terrain, carcass handling and species identification, and data recording using iPad-based data-entry systems.  Required Qualifications Solid field experience Strong bird and bat identification skills   A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management Candidates with a strong academic background (and at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree) in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology, or an equivalent subject are preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
H.T. Harvey & Associates Los Gatos, CA, USA
Aug 10, 2018
Full time
We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a full-time, entry-level plant ecologist/plant biologist. This person will conduct field studies, including plant community mapping, rare plant surveys, and wetland assessments and delineations, and will prepare a variety of reports/technical studies, including biological resource reports, resource agency permit applications, and natural resource management plans.Required qualifications: Academic background in plant biology, plant ecology, plant sciences, or biological sciences with emphasis in botany and ecology Experience in some or most of the following areas: plant identification, quantitative field surveys, plant community/association mapping, wetland delineation, environmental impact analysis, permit preparation, Trimble GeoXT/XH, and general GIS/Arc View Demonstrable technical writing ability Strong communication and collaboration skills Willingness to travel throughout California and beyond Candidates with an M.S. or a Ph.D. are preferred, but those with a B.S. and direct relevant experience will be considered.Additional qualifications:  Valid driver’s license with no major traffic violations or multiple minor violations Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights, weekends)  Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, walking over varied terrain, bending, lifting, and carrying upwards of 50 pounds, and otherwise maintain good physical condition  Familiarity with best practices for field safety and low impact principles Prior experience in the following areas a plus: California flora  Insect/pollinator sampling and/or identification Biological consulting  Range management Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com